Trojan.Agent Removal Process

December 18, 2007

Trojan.Agent Explanation

Trojan.Agent is a new warning message that introduced by a rogue anti-spyware program, which is a form of fake malicious software engineered by Internet hackers. It is a variant of Trojan.Win32 or Trojan.Win32.agent.akk. "Your browser was infected by Trojan.Agent" critical system error message might appears in your screen.

Trojan.Agent is not a virus by itself, but it is part of a fake anti-spyware program. Do NOT purchase Trojan.Agent-related software under any circumstances since it is a fake anti-spyware software.

Are you getting popups from Trojan.Agent? Have you identified that you have Trojan.Agent installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Trojan.Agent completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Trojan.Agent?

If Trojan.Agent resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Trojan.Agent may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Trojan.Agent removal process.

How can you manually remove Trojan.Agent

Manual removal of Trojan.Agent may not be for everyone. Each manual Trojan.Agent removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Trojan.Agent removal process.

Trojan.Agent can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate Trojan.Agent in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Trojan.Agent, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing Trojan.Agent. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Trojan.Agent from your computer.


    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Trojan.Agent, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Trojan.Agent by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Trojan.Agent folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Trojan.Agent completely from your computer. If you find that Trojan.Agent is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Trojan.Agent removal process.

One Comment

  • Rita says:

    These fake security sytsem viruses are a real pain to get rid of. And many get by my real active antivrus program. You can try the removal tools if you want but many dont work.This has worked every time I get one running XP. At least 8 times so far over the last 6 months and it is simple.This works every time.Shut off computer.Restart and as soon as welcome screen comes on go and run sytsem restore to a time prior to infection (yesterday).You must start the sytsem restore program before the virus loads so be quick.Once the virus loads it wont let you start the restore program.This has worked every time I get it.I gave up on all the removal tools posted here.Someone called me a moron for sugesting this. I wonder if they work for the removal tool Cos.?Of course one should restore to a clean setting.Run a complete scan after restore if you want and follow this if your restore point was not clean or go back to an earlier one.

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